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"exposition" in British English

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expositionnoun

uk   /ˌek.spəˈzɪʃ.ən/ us   /ˌek.spəˈzɪʃ.ən/
  • exposition noun (EXPLANATION)

[C or U] formal a clear and full explanation of an idea or theory: It purports to be an exposition of Catholic social teaching.

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  • exposition noun (SHOW)

[C] also expo a show in which industrial goods, works of art, etc. are shown to the public: the San Francisco exposition Expo 92 (= a show that happened in 1992)
(Definition of exposition from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"exposition" in American English

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expositionnoun [C]

us   /ˌek·spəˈzɪʃ·ən/
  • exposition noun [C] (EXPLANATION)

fml a statement that explains something clearly
literature fml Exposition in a written work is the passages which explain where events take place, what happened before the story begins, and the background of the characters.
  • exposition noun [C] (SHOW)

short form expo a big public event in which the goods of many different companies or organizations are shown: the San Francisco exposition
(Definition of exposition from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"exposition" in Business English

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expositionnoun [C]

uk   /ˌekspəˈzɪʃən/ us   abbreviation expo COMMERCE, MARKETING
a show in which industrial goods, works of art, etc. are shown to the public: a machinery and equipment exposition
(Definition of exposition from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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